Southern Nazarene University has been designated as a Military Friendly School in the 2019-2020 list of “Better for Veterans’ institutions across the US. Selected by VIQTORY, an organization that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurship opportunities, SNU is one of 766 schools to receive this prestigious distinction out of more than 8,800 post-secondary schools nationwide.

In order to qualify, schools answer an exhaustive survey and determination is made based on those answers, public information, and input from student veterans. Final ratings are determined based on the following factors: Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer), and Loan Default Rates for all students, but specifically student veterans.